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Minutes – General Meeting – 2/26/2020



Meeting called to order by the President at 1135 AM


A moment of silence was observed and the Pledge of Allegiance was recited by the membership.


At this time Ernie Cruz was introduced and spoke to the membership about the improvements

currently underway and the planned improvements coming soon. These include the replacement of at least two greens this year, upgrades to the irrigation system and the purchase of some handicap golf carts. He then introduced the new Course Maintenance Superintendent Rick Kerr. Rick wanted

everyone to know how happy he is to be here and that he is looking forward to improving our course using the best course management plan possible. He also encouraged anyone to talk with him at

anytime with concerns or questions they may have about the course.


Roll Call was requested by the President with the following results.


President – Ed Constantino Present

Vice President – Dave Connor Present

Secretary – Ken Gionet Present

Treasurer –-Hugh Murphy Present


Tournament Chairman - Bruce Amoss Present

Scoring Chairman – Mark Lavaway Present

Verifying Chairman – Charlie Lefebvre Present

Rules Chairman – Bill Farynaz Absent

Social Chairman - David Foisy Present

Publicity Chairman – Mike Lontine Present

Sunshine Chairman – Scott Carmichael Absent


Secretary’s Report – The secretary asked for a motion to accept the minutes of the previous general meeting as posted. Frank Verderese made this motion, 2nd by Bud Henderson and it was

unanimously approved.


Treasurers Report – Hugh reported the balance on 1/31/2020 was $3,839 with a balance today of $4,070.00. He also reported the amounts for income and expenses. Hugh said if anyone has any questions for him he will be happy to speak with them anytime.

A motion to accept this report was made by Rick Groth, 2nd by Emil Pizzulo and it was

unanimously approved.


Presidents Report – Ed thanked Ernie Cruz and Keith Henley for being here and speaking to the membership.

Vice Presidents Report – Dave thanked everyone that voted for him as Vice President and said that

he is very appreciative. Dave introduced two new members to everyone and reported that we currently have 147 members in our league. He also reported that the Hole-In-One pool is at $410.


Correspondence and Outstanding Bills – None





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COMMITTEE REPORTS:


Tournament Chairman – Reminded everyone again that there is an abundance of information on

our website and on our Facebook page. Please use these resources. They can answer almost

any question you may have.

Scoring Chairman – Nothing to report


Verifying Chairman – Charlie announced the two “team” closet to the pin winners at $40 each.


Rules Chairman - Absent - No report


Social Chairman - David said that our picnic is scheduled for Saturday April 4th at Fishermans Landing in Grant. Kenny Williams will be providing the entertinment. The cost and any other information will be posted shortly and also announced at our next General Meeting in March.


Publicity Chairman – Mike said “All Is Well”...


Sunshine Chairman – Absent


Old Business - None


New Business – The Secretary announced to everyone that the Board is proposing a change to our Bi-Laws that will allow absentee voting to elect Board Members at our annual General Meeting in November. Also, the Board is proposing changes to three Articles in our Rules and

Regulations simply to correct verbiage relating to the World Handicap System (WHS) These changes have been posted for the past two weeks in the Pro Shop and on our website as well.

(Attachment #1 attached) Al Satcher made a motion to accept the changes to allow for absentee voting, it was seconded by Bud Henderson and was unanomously approved. The Secretary asked if there were any questions relating to the proposed changes to the Rules and Regulations and there were none. He asked for someone to make and second these proposed changes. Emil Pizzulo made a motion to accept these changes and it was seconded by Conrad Anctil and was unanomously approved.



Our next scheduled meeting will be Wednesday March 25th immediatly following end of play.


A motion to adjourn was made by Dennis Denobile, 2nd by Emil Pizzulo and was unanimously

approved.


Meeting was adjourned at 12:42 PM


Respectfully submitted,

Ken Gionet, Secretary.


See Attachment #1 below, next page.


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Attachment # 1

ATTENTION MEN’S LEAGUE MEMBERS 2/10/2020


PROPOSED BI-LAWS CHANGES (requires 2/3 majority vote)


To be voted on at the General Meeting to be held on February 26, 2020


These 2 changes will allow our members to cast absentee ballots to elect board members at our annual general elections meeting. This would be to accommodate members that will be away or have some compelling reason not to be able to attend the meeting. Several members have asked if they could vote this way and the board has reviewed the request and thinks it is a good idea.



ARTICLE III Section 2 - (Adding this to section 2)


These nominations shall be presented for a vote as follows;


a. By the members in attendance at the November general meeting excluding anyone that has previously submitted an absentee ballot.


b. By using the official absentee ballot submitted after nominations close thru 1 day prior to the General Membership Meeting.


Rewrite ARTICLE IV Section 2 - (Rewriting this as follows)


(Current) Section 2. The officers shall be elected by a majority vote of the members present at the General Membership meeting in November of each year. Tenure of office shall be one year with the assumption of duties during the first week of January.


(Proposed) Section 2. The officers shall be elected by majority vote at the General Membership meeting in November of each year. This will be done using all absentee ballots that have been submitted prior to this meeting plus all ballots completed by the members voting at this meeting. Tenure of office shall be one year with the assumption of duties during the first week of January.


PROPOSED RULES & REGULATIONS CHANGES 2/10/2020

(Requires a simple majority vote)


To be voted on at the General Meeting to be held on February 26, 2020



The following changes are to accurately express the new WHS (World Handicap System) and any USGA new rules or rules changes in our document OR to just make the document more accurate.


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